Little Peoples̕ Dialogues: Designed for Young People of Ten Years. Everything Original and Especially Written for this Book

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Penn Publishing Company, 1912 - Dialogues, American - 116 pages
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Page 80 - She then took some water and a little fine sand to clean it with. But she had scarcely begun to rub this lamp, when instantly a hideous and gigantic Genius rose out of the ground before her, and cried with a voice as loud as thunder, "What do you wish? I am ready to obey you as your slave, and the slave of those who have the lamp in their hands, both I and the other slaves of the lamp.
Page 123 - This book will be found to contain a rare and "iluable collection of Irish, German, Scotch, French, Negro, and other dialects, and to represent every phase of sentiment from the keenest humor or the tenderest pathos to that which is strongly dramatic. It affords to the amateur reader and the professional elocutionist the largest scope for his varied abilities, and is entirely free from any* thing that would offend the most refined taste.
Page 126 - This book is composed of original dialogues and colloquies designed for students in Schools and Academies, and prepared expressly for this work by a corps of professional teachers and writers. Comedy and tragedy are provided in due proportion, and the moral tone of the work is of the highest order. Teachers will here find just the material for which they have been searching, something with plot enough to hold the attention and that Will command the best efforts of the older pupils.
Page 39 - Knave rises and repeats loudly the last four lines.) (King takes the Queen's arm.) King.— Now come, my Queen, we'll go and eat The tarts you made so nice and sweet.
Page 123 - Entirely new and original. The topics have been arranged on a comprehensive plan, with reference to securing the greatest possible variety, and the matter has been specially prepared by a corps of able writers, their aim being to secure loftiness of conception, purity of tone, and adaptability to the needs of amateurs. It is an all-round dialogue book, being suited to children and adults, and to Sunday-schools and day-schools.
Page 128 - Ike selections in this volume are adapted to all the different holidays of the year and are classified accordingly. Fully half of the pieces are for Christmas, but ample provision is also made for New Year's, St. Valentine's Day, Washington's Birthday, Easter, Arbor Day, Decoration Day, Fourth of July, and Thanksgiving. The pieces are unusually bright, and the variety under each holiday will afford the fullest opportunity for a satisfactory choice; the older...
Page 127 - Here is just what is wanted for use in day-school, Sunday-school, at church socials, teas, and...
Page 125 - Although for the most part composed of serious or pathetic subject-- matter, there will be found many humorous dialogues and much good material for the little folks, as well as for the older ones. The staging and costuming...
Page 14 - MISS MUFFET Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet, Eating of curds and whey; There came a big spider, And sat down beside her, And frightened Miss Muffet away.
Page 128 - Paper binding, 30 cents ; cloth, 50 cents. Special Day Exerciser* By Amos M. Kellogg Almost every week in the school year has its birthday of a national hero or a great writer. Washington, Michael Angelo, Shakespeare, Longfellow, Holmes, Browning and Emerson are among those the children learn to know from this book.

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